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Reading, writing and fighting

Increased police presence at Murrah High School

"It's hump dayyyyy!" Clear skies and a cool Wednesday afternoon in the Jackson metro area. I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the news stories you will see on WLBT.

Murrah High school was put on lock down after an escalating number of fights; some of the clashes on video and posted to social media.

Plus, the City of Jackson has issued a boil water advisory until further notice because of a recent loss in water pressure.

And, the College Savings Plan Board is meeting to discuss the status of the Mississippi Prepaid Affordable College Tuition (MPACT) program. The program was frozen last year and an audit was conducted.

In sports, a preview of the upcoming J-A/Prep title battle on the football field.

Clear skies and 69 degrees in the metro. Be sure to watch your full First Alert Forecast.

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